Property Tax Law Resources and Links
Illinois Chapter: ABA Property Tax Deskbook
Robert M. Sarnoff is the author of the Illinois Chapter of the ABA Property Tax Deskbook, published annually by the American Bar Association. The ABA Property Tax Deskbook describes in great detail the statutory, regulatory, and judicial framework of the property tax in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The ABA Property Tax Deskbook may be ordered from the American Bar Association by clicking here (2001 Edition) or on the link above.
The Illinois Chapter of the 2002 Edition is available online by clicking here [PDF Format]
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Textbook
Robert M. Sarnoff and Michael F. Baccash are the co-authors of the chapter of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) Real Estate Taxation Handbook entitled Assessment of Taxable Property. A complete description of the 1997 Handbook and the 2001 update may be obtained by clicking here, or on the title of the Handbook above. This chapter discusses property assessment procedures in Illinois and Illinois property tax (divided into Cook County property tax and non-Cook County property tax), and includes an appendix of rules and form documents required by the Cook County Assessor and Cook County Board of Review.
Cook County Assessor Website
Cook County Board of Review Website
Cook County Treasurer’s Website
Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board: